Three years ago, another wall-climbing burglar was active on Södermalm, just south of Stockholm's centre. This summer, a 24-year-old man was sentenced to one year in prison for similar break-ins in the northern towns of Falun and Östersund, news agency TT reports.
Wall-climbing burglar raids Stockholm flats
A climbing burglar has robbed over 20 flats in Stockholm over the past few weeks, the tabloid Aftonbladet reports. The burglar is said to have entered through open balcony doors or windows to steal jewlery, watches and cash while his victims were asleep, according to the paper.